Saturday 21 October, 15.30 at St George's Church

BREMF Live! Showcase

500 years of music in 20-minute sets from the latest up and coming early music ensembles who are part of the Festival's young artist scheme BREMF Live!

Date & Time: Saturday 21 October, 15.30

Ticket price: £20; 12-25s £10; under-12s free

Venue: St George's Church

20-minute sets from emerging early music ensembles featuring music covering 500 years. Tea and BREMF’s famous home-made cakes will be served in the interval.

Musica d’OutroraTrio Sonata Unveiled – Tracing Musical Horizons
‘Trio Sonata Unveiled’ is a captivating programme that delves into the origins of the Trio Sonata genre. Featuring Buxtehude’s mesmerising Trio Sonata in D minor (BuxWV 257) and Stradella’s brilliant Sinfonia a Tre, this musical journey juxtaposes the German and Italian baroque traditions, revealing in the process the boundless artistic possibilities within a trio ensemble.
Christi Park violin
Timothy Lin cello
Pablo Devigo harpsichord

The Portrait Players: Love Armed
Whispers from within the obscurity of the forest become bold exclamations of passion throughout this programme presented by The Portrait Players. Through the eyes of 17th and 18th-century characters, we journey to new horizons in the turbulent trials of love.
Claire Ward soprano
Jonatan Bougt baroque guitar, theorbo
Miriam Nohl cello, viola da gamba

Rūn: Ghirlande di nuovi odori  Innovative music from the Italian Trecento
In this programme Rūn, an ensemble focusing on early European music, will explore the innovative and touching music of 14th-century Italy – the Trecento. They trace the evolution of the madrigal, the distinctive Italian genre, along with two settings of sacred chant from either end of the century, which exemplify some of these transformations.

Daniel Thomson tenor
Daniel Scott recorders, organetto, direction
May Robertson vielle
Jean Kelly harp


Bellot EnsembleIl Passaggio Del Tempo
Bellot Ensemble explores the development of
 improvisation and written passaggi/diminutions throughout the baroque period amongst Italian composers. We cover the development of instrumental music, from the Canzone, our own written diminutions of a Legrenzi aria, to the trio sonatas of Albinoni and Platti and we end with Italian-born French composer Lully and his Passacaglia from Armide.
Hannah Blumsohn oboe 
Edmund Taylor
Tamsin Cowell
cornett, trumpet
Pablo Tejedor-Gutiérrez
Daniel Murphy
lute, theorbo
Matthew Brown
harpsichord, organ 


Bellot Ensemble

Francesco Cavalli
Musiche Sacre: No. 23 Canzon à 3

Barbara Strozzi
'Che si può fare' Op. 8 No. 16

Tomaso Albinoni
Prelude & Largo from Trio Sonata in D major Op. 3 No. 7

Giovanni Benedetto Platti
Allegro from Trio Sonata in D major

Jean-Baptiste Lully
Passacaglia from Armide

Musica d'Outrora

Dieterich Buxtehude
Trio Sonata in D minor BuxWV 257

Alessandro Stradella
Sinfonia a tre in D minor

The Portrait Players

George Frideric Handel
Cantata Spagnola: No se emendara jamas

Henry Purcell
If love's a sweet passion

Honoré d’Ambruis
Le doux silence de nos bois

François Campion
J’ai juré mille fois

Purcell Ah, how sweet ‘tis to love


Anon Ave Stella Matutina

Francesco Landini
Per la ‘nfluença

Landini Sì dolce non sonò

Jacopo da Bologna
Io me son uno che per la frasche

Landini O pianta vaga

Johannes Ciconia
Una panthera

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